P8534
Foundations of Christian Education

This postgraduate unit  introduces the field of Christian education by providing opportunity to understand theory and design instruction within a Christian perspective. It studies the biblical, theological and historical foundations of Christian education, the purposes and objectives of Christian education, learning and teaching theory and models, factors affecting a model of Christian education for Australasia and the South Pacific, and the development of a model of Christian education in a local ministry context.

Study Level

Postgraduate

Discipline

Christian Life and Ministry

Sub Discipline

Pastoral Theology

Credit Points

9

Prerequisites

Nil

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate a broad understanding of the biblical, theological and historical foundations of Christian education
  2. demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the purposes and objectives of Christian education
  3. critically evaluate how the diversity of contexts affects the delivery of Christian education
  4. critically reflect upon various teaching and learning models appropriate for application in Christian education
  5. insightfully apply the results of their study to Christian discipleship and ministry preparation
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